Diabetes Can Be Dangerous Take Aim for Better Health. What Is Type 2 Diabetes? When you eat, your food is broken down into a sugar called glucose needed for energy. Your body makes insulin which unlocks cells so they can receive the glucose they need. With type 2 diabetes, your body does not make enough […]
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Learn About In-Home Care. It’s Healthy Aging Month. Getting older happens to all of us. It is something that you cannot avoid. As you age, things change. You may be hearing common complaints like these: “The stairs are getting so hard to climb.” “Since my husband died, I just open a can of soup for […]
Get A Flu Shot Early! Avoid The Flu Virus Getting the flu virus can be a big problem, especially for seniors, 65 and older, whose immune system may be weaker due to age. Flu symptoms like fever or feverish feeling, cough, sore throat, runny or stuffy nose, muscle aches, fatigue and sometimes diarrhea and vomiting, […]
Heat Index Heat illness occurs when your body can’t keep itself cool. As the temperature rises, your body produces sweat to stay cool. The heat index measures the air temperature plus the effects of humidity. If the temperature is 90 degrees, for instance, and the relative humidity is 70%, the air feels as though it’s 106 […]
Pain Affects Your Life Persistent pain saps energy and disrupts sleep. It can interfere with work and leisure activities and worsen other medical conditions. Pain is often under-reported because of fear of addiction. Your pain may not be addressed successfully by your primary doctor. You may have a specific type of pain. You may have […]
Getting Proper Nutrition? Proper nutrition aids the function of the digestive, circulatory and nervous systems. It can ward off potential health problems like diabetes, high blood pressure and high cholesterol. Because your metabolism slows with age, it is important that the calories we take in, are from nutrient-rich foods. Healthy fats (seeds, nuts, avocados, fatty […]
Smart Moves There are many things you can do to help alleviate the pain of arthritis. Some exercise and certain medicines can help depending on what kind of arthritis you have! Osteoarthritis (OA) develops when the cartilage that pads the joints begins to wear away. Bones rub against each other causing pain and stiffness. OA most […]
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Be AWake to Memory Care Get Better Organized! If you put things in their proper places, they will be there when you look for them. Car keys, for example, should go back on the key holder, the drawer, your purse or wherever you decide the proper place for them. Always put them there and they […]
Your Lungs Change with Age The lungs have two main functions. One is to get oxygen from the air into the body. The other is to remove carbon dioxide from the body. Oxygen is needed by the body to work properly. Carbon dioxide is a waste gas the body produces when it uses oxygen. Changes […]
Medical Home HealthWhat services are available to me through Home Health? Intermittent visits involve a nurse or…
My experience with AW Health Care was incredible! I would like to especially compliment Natalya R. for advocating so well for my mom. I don’t know what I would have done without her. Natalya is the reason I could rest easy knowing what good care she was providing for my mom.
We sincerely thank you for the good care you provided us! We will miss our cheerful face and lovely smile! Much thanks!
I was so impressed with the concern that AW caregivers had for me. They were very helpful in many areas and were very information with regard to my condition. Plus, they were friendly!
My mom and dad are in their 90s, physically frail but mentally alert and often somewhat challenging to deal with. Your team of professionals treated mom and dad with dignity, care and respect for which my family is very grateful.
Your nurses and therapists need no improvement at all! They were great!! I was so impressed with how well the staff cared for me and the respect they had for my family and my home.
My nurse, Charley, is just great! I had her before! If I ever need home health again, I’m calling AW!
I was most impressed with the experience of AW staff. —Don M.
Natalya is fabulous! Roycelain (PD aide) is the best health worker we’ve ever had! —Norma S.
As a child of a father who fought cancer, I deeply appreciate the value of the services provided by AW Healthcare.
Our AW caregiver never fails to thank Mary Lou for a great day and a kiss to her forehead at the end of her shift. The AW caregiver has been a source of emotional support, honest opinions, and wise counsel whenever I need it, which is often. I look forward to the future, knowing that Mary Lou is in good hands. The AW caregiver has been a blessing in our life for which we are eternally grateful.